The FBI has released a heavily redacted 173-page PDF of GamerGate documents
under FOIA. Much of the material has any identifying information stripped out, but it's clear that many of them are explicit threats and other harassment.
Many of the items include rants about feminists, and a few threaten school shootings and other threats that were taken seriously. They also look at a number of Twitter accounts that were doxxing people involved in the controversy, and they take case reports on accounts Twitter shut down in response to harassment and threats. In some cases, it appears that Twitter supplied information about the accounts to the FBI.
• Gamergate Part 01 of 01 (FBI Records: The Vault)
Reason Magazine’s C.J. Ciaramella filed a Freedom of Information Act request with the FBI for the Bureau’s file on TSR, the company that E Gary Gygax founded when he created Dungeons and Dragons (now a division of Hasbro).
Former FBI director James Comey will testify tomorrow before Congress on investigations involving Trump, Russia, and the U.S. elections. Highly awaited: Comey’s testimony on interactions he had with President Donald Trump. This early copy of his remarks delivers a bombshell.
“The intensity of the probe is expected to accelerate in the coming weeks.”
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